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Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I keep burping up egg smell and have gas as well. Have not ate eggs lately. Any idea?

Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I keep burping up egg smell and have gas as well.  Have not ate eggs lately.  Any idea?

Sulfur Gases: The terrible smell of sulfur burps is caused by hydrogen sulfide (h2s). The gas is known to originate from certain foods that contain sulfur proteins in them. During the process of digestion these proteins are broken down in the gastro-intestinal tract by sulfur-reducing microbes. Try altering your diet, and if persists, then seek medical evaluation as some infections can also cause it to happen. ...Read more

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Belching (Definition)

Belching (big burps) is a symptom in which a person forces air noisily from his stomach out through his mouth. Belching can be due to too much air or gas in the stomach. Sometimes, people purposely swallow air and belch it back ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
52 years in practice
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I am experiencing burping up the rotten egg smell an diarrhea as well. Also I already have celiac disease an GERD. Just wondering what is going on?

Dr. John Chiu
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
52 years in practice
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I am experiencing burping up the rotten egg smell an diarrhea as well. Also I already have celiac disease an GERD. Just wondering what is going on?

See GI doctor: With so many problems, you need to consult a GI specialist to find out. I assume that you have been avoiding gluten all already. ...Read more

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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What is wrong when your burps taste and smell like rotten boiled eggs?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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What is wrong when your burps taste and smell like rotten boiled eggs?

Sulfur burps?: Maybe gerd?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Why do my burps smell like eggs?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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Why do my burps smell like eggs?

Perhaps you : Have gerd?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
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Why do my burps smell and taste like rotten eggs ?

Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
39 years in practice
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Why do my burps smell and taste like rotten eggs ?

Some ideas: This may be a tipoff that you have giardiasis. Or there may be a diverticulum or some other problem in your upper digestive tract. This is one to discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Board Certified, Dentistry
27 years in practice
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What does it mean when your burps taste & smell like rotten eggs no more info than the question i just asked?

Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Board Certified, Dentistry
27 years in practice
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What does it mean when your burps taste & smell like rotten eggs no more info than the question i just asked?

VSCs: Volatile sulfur compounds. Bacterial and digestive processes create vscs that smell like rotten eggs. ...Read more

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Dr. Shariq Refai
Board Certified, Psychiatry
8 years in practice
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What could cause someone's burps to smell like rotten eggs?

Dr. Shariq Refai
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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What could cause someone's burps to smell like rotten eggs?

Bad food..: Eating rotten food or rotten eggs would do it. But, it is not always something concerning. Everyone burps, its natural, and they dont always smell the best. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
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What does it mean when your burps smell like rotten eggs and you have diaherra.? Answers please!

Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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What does it mean when your burps smell like rotten eggs and you have diaherra.? Answers please!

You need to be seen: By a gastroenterologist. You need to provide a full detailed history, undergo physical examination and may require endoscopy after analysis of stools. This is not necessarily a simple problem that can be diagnosed over the internet. More info is needed along with the ability to examine you. Go soon. Get better. ...Read more

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Dr. TRUC DAO
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Does anyone have a cure for burps that smell like rotten eggs?

Dr. TRUC DAO
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Does anyone have a cure for burps that smell like rotten eggs?

Burp smelly: If the burping is not too frequent compared to other people, then it may not be a case of gastric reflux, which needs treatment. The odor of the burp is never an issue. What a person brings up into the mouth never taste good neither does it smell good, simply=what is below should stay below! ...Read more

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Dr. Vijaypal Arya
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
31 years in practice
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I have these nasty burps that smell like rotten eggs or sulfer?

Dr. Vijaypal Arya
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
31 years in practice
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I have these nasty burps that smell like rotten eggs or sulfer?

Indigestion: your food is not digested. if symptoms are long enough consult GI for endoscopy .Normally food should be out of stomach in 2 hrs, there are many causes why indigestion? better to seek advise sooner. ...Read more

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